Rapid City Flood

Events Planned to Commemorate Rapid City Flood

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) – Saturday marks the 40th anniversary of a flood in Rapid City that killed 238 people. The anniversary is being commemorated with several events and activities throughout the weekend. A wacipi, or powwow, is scheduled for 5 p.m. Saturday and will include a “wiping of tears” ceremony. The ceremony is...
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Tribal Council Member Guilty of Domestic Assault

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – A federal grand jury in South Dakota has convicted a Standing Rock Sioux tribal council member of habitual domestic assault. U.S. Attorney Brendan Johnson says Kerby St. John has been convicted for an incident that took place in July 2011 in Kenel, a community on the Standing Rock reservation....
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Minneapolis Brewing Comany Warehouse in Faith

State Historical Society Awards Historic Preservation Grants

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Historic preservation projects in Faith and five other communities are being funded through grants from the South Dakota State Historical Society. Jay D. Vogt, Director of the Society, says this is the 15th year for the preservation grants program; which is set up to encourage restoration or rehabilitation of...
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Pierre Man Arrested For Allegedly Withdrawing Money from Stolen TANF Card

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A 25-year-old Pierre man was arrested by Pierre Police on allegations that he committed identity theft. Pierre Police Captain Elton Blemaster says Joshua Link was taken into custody yesterday afternoon for Felony Identity Theft. Blemaster says Link was withdrawing money from a local ATM using a Temporary Cash Assistance...
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